Sambucus Nigra

Sambucus Nigra

What Is Black Elderberry (Sambucus Nigra)? What Does It Do?

Black elderberry is a glossy fruit that can be round, purple or black in color. Its scientific name is known as Sambucus Nigra. Thanks to its antioxidant feature, which is among the benefits of black elderberry, it has preventive effects on human health such as cancer and diabetes and strengthening immunity.

Known for its rich vitamin and mineral content, elderberry is especially rich in vitamins A, B and C, as well as calcium and iron. Thanks to its benefits, Sambucus Nigra has been used in various ways since ancient times. Black elderberry may have protective effects for cardiovascular health and prevent cancer.

What Are the Benefits of Black Elderberry?

  • It can be effective in the treatment of flu by strengthening the immune system. It can reduce a person’s risk of catching the flu or shorten the duration of illness after being infected.
  • It can reduce the risk and duration of catching a cold.
  • Thanks to a substance in the black elderberry content, it can reduce the levels of LDL, especially known as bad cholesterol, by preventing the body from absorbing cholesterol. In this way, it may have protective effects on cardiovascular health and reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases.
  • Antioxidants ensure that body cells are cleansed of substances that have detrimental and cancer-causing effects. Black elderberry contains higher amounts of antioxidants than many other fruits. Thanks to this antioxidant content, it can reduce the risk of developing cancer.
  • Thanks to a substance in the content of black elderberry, it can reduce the risk of heart disease in person.
  • It can contribute to controlling the amount of sugar in the blood. Thanks to its blood sugar-regulating effect, it can reduce the risk of diabetes.
  • The flowers of the black elderberry plant can provide healing in respiratory diseases such as cough, bronchitis, and asthma.
  • It can reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease, especially in old age.
  • It may have analgesic properties as it is good for toothache and sore throat.
  • Black elderberry may show good antidepressant activity.
  • It may have some curative effects on the excretory and digestive systems. Elderberry, which supports the excretion of water from the kidneys, may have diuretic and laxative effects.


About the Other Ingredients

Coenzyme Q10 in the content of the product;

  • It plays a role in maintaining the cell membrane structure and providing energy conversion in the cell.
  • It is a good antioxidant as it helps to reduce the effect of free radicals in tissues.
  • There are also studies showing that it may have positive effects in the treatment of some diseases such as high blood pressure, migraine, rheumatoid arthritis, Parkinson’s, and fibromyalgia.


Vitamin C in the content of the product;

  • Contributes to the normal function of the immune system.
  • It contributes to the maintenance of the normal function of the immune system during and after intense physical exercise.
  • It contributes to the normal formation of collagen, which is necessary for the normal function of the skin, bones, cartilage, teeth, gums, and blood vessels.
  • Contributes to normal energy-yielding metabolism.
  • It contributes to the reduction of fatigue and exhaustion.
  • Increases iron absorption.


Zinc in the product is;

  • Contributes to the normal function of the immune system.


Beta Glucan in the product;

  • It is a natural substance that strengthens the immune system.
  • It activates macrophages, neutrophils, and natural killer cells, which are white blood cells, and increases cytokines.
  • Increasing the immune response enables the body’s defense cells to destroy pathogens more effectively.


Bonus Information*

Mechanism of action when combined with Vitamin C:

  • Vitamin C increases the number of white blood cells and antibodies that defend our body against disease-causing microbes.
  • Beta-glucan activates macrophage, neutrophil, and natural killer cells, which are white blood cells with an increased number and increases cytokines.
  • This combination shows a synergistic effect.